• Life Day By Day

    Home is where the heart is

    How often have you heard the phrase – home is where the heart?  A home is much more than a house. It is a place where we either live with those we love or those we love, visit us in our home. A home is where we feel comfortable, where we feel we belong – a place where we become emotionally attached. Downsizing your home If you happen to be downsizing, you may not be able to fit all your furniture into your new home. I heard of a woman who moved into a 2-bedroom villa, in a retirement village who took everything with her from a 4-bedroom home. It…

  • Life Day By Day,  Retirement,  Socio-Political

    Times are a changin’

    The times are a changin’ for me and my “One & Only” (O&O). We made the decision to downsize and it has come to pass. No longer are we custodians of about 3 acres of land. As much as we like space around us we decided that in our retirement years a smaller block of land and a smaller house would be ideal. Yes, the times are a changin’ and we find ourselves in suburban Toowoomba. We have already transitioned from one place to another and now in transition from one home to another. We love Toowoomba and all it has to offer. I grew up in Toowoomba. We have…